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stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
menagerie - collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo
compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars